2 teenagers hospitalized after shooting at South Side park, police say

Teen shot in the back of the head in critical condition

2 teenagers hospitalized after shooting at South Side park, police say

SAN ANTONIO – Two teenagers were taken to the hospital overnight after a shooting at a park on the South Side, according to San Antonio police.

Officers said the shooting happened at around 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday at Kingsborough Park, located in the 300 block of Felps, near Moursund and East Gillette Boulevard.

Two males between 16 and 19 years old were at the park when they were confronted and shot by three unknown people, police said. One of the teenagers was shot in the back of the head and the other was shot in the back.

Both shooting victims were taken to Brooke Army Medical Center by ambulance.

At this time it is unclear what led to the shooting, but police the shooters fled in a black Kia Soul. They were not located by police.

SAPD said the incident is under investigation.

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